Discovering the P’s

About a year ago, I was impressed by God’s Spirit to focus on a “Five P’s Prayer” for Doxalyst: Perspective, Place, Partners, People, and Provision. It’s good that God bundles grace with His calling because He has been bringing results despite my own lack of consistent follow-through.  Read

Road to Glory

I sometimes feel as though I’ve been given pieces to a puzzle, but the cover of the box — the end result — seems both hazy and overwhelming. A recent, unexpected call from a friend in ministry has brought about an opportunity for the vision of Doxalyst to develop in a major U.S. city.  I set about pulling together the concepts and words into a coherent and succinct form, rehashing several principles I’ve written out before. Then I finally recognized the “framework” which brings it all together. It’s all about God’s glory.  Read


Like most kids, I could barely stand the wait for Christmas to arrive. Now it seems to come far to quickly. I was at Cracker Barrel in early November when a “helpful” clerk reminded me there was only 9 more weeks before Christmas. Dinner tasted a bit strange.  Read

From Here to There

“Vision,” by definition, requires anticipation of things that are not yet real. It’s the ability to look past the moment and see in your heart and mind what’s possible. God gives visions in the Bible (sometimes literally) to communicate His redemptive plan. That’s still true today. Yet when God gives a vision, He usually doesn’t include a detailed roadmap. Rather, the Lord asks us to “walk by faith and not by sight.” Faith in the His sovereignty, wisdom, and goodness. Faith that He is in us through Christ. Faith that He will use each right step to accomplish His purpose — and redeem the missteps. Faith that He knew what He was doing by giving you the vision in the first place!  Read


Doxalyst is focused on vital disciple-making movements which saturate entire communities and cities with the good news of Jesus Christ. Media strategies and technology tools are simply a means to bring this about more quickly and effectively. One of the key, indispensable elements needed for such movements to flourish is focused, ongoing prayer.  Read